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Despite challenges in our markets, we’ve maintained our multi-channel leadership position and continue to be the UK’s leading home and general merchandise retailer.

Who we are and what we do

As the UK's leading multi-channel retailer we have continued to shape the future of shopping through digital retail leadership and multi-channel capability. Both businesses have expanded product choice and services, enhanced store and product presentation and delivered further value for our customers.

  • 50,000 colleagues 47,000 colleagues are the foundations of our business
  • argos_and_homebase_stores.jpg 1,051 Argos and Homebase stores in the UK and Republic of Ireland
  • 71,000 products 90,000+ products available across Argos and Homebase
  • 193m customer transactions c.180m customer transactions last year
We have plans in place for future growth

With our strong financial position we were able to invest in the strategic growth plans in both businesses, and have made good progress. These plans are important for the Group’s future because, as one of the UK’s leading home and general merchandise retailers, it participates in a competitive market where shopping behaviours are changing rapidly. We believe we can innovate and lead in this changing market and thereby secure long-term business growth.

The Group has a strong financial position, which will enable us to invest in the Argos Transformation plan to reinvent itself as a digital retail leader, and in the Homebase Renewal plan. Overall, the Group is well positioned for the future.

Read more in our Chief Executive's year-end statement.

Financial summary

Key stats

  • £5.7bn
    Group sales
  • £129.5m
    benchmark operating profit
  • £71.6m
  • £309.3m
    closing net cash position
  • 3.8p
    full-year dividend recommended
  • 9.4p
    basic EPS


Corporate responsibility

At Home Retail Group, responsible business practices are part of everything we do because we believe they make good business sense. We call our approach to corporate responsibility 'the basis of good business'. We group our CR activities as follows:

  • Keeping clean and green
  • Shopping for tomorrow
  • Sourcing with care
  • Building a great place to work
  • Being a good neighbour

Read more about this on our CR section of this website


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Financial Calendar

  •   10 Mar 2016 End of Year Trading Statement

  •   27 Apr 2016 Full-year results

  •   09 Jun 2016 1st Quarter Trading Statement

  •   29 Jun 2016 AGM

  •   08 Sep 2016 2nd Quarter Trading Statement

  •   19 Oct 2016 First Half Trading Statement

Latest reports

Here you can find our latest results, reports and announcements.